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BSCD Administration
Dr. Tonia Thompson, Superintendent
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Dr. Tonia Thompson brings 26 years of experience with the Binghamton City School District as she takes on the role of superintendent. Thompson most recently served as the assistant superintendent for curriculum, instruction and accountability, where she was responsible for overseeing all curriculum development, assessments and oversaw the development and administration of competitive and non-competitive grant funds.
She chaired the district-wide Professional Development Committee, Curriculum Counsel, District Data Team, District Policy Committee, and Co-chairs the District Annual Professional Performance Review and Instructional Technology Committee. She led all activities related to accountability as related to student performance.
Thompson graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in biology with a minor in chemistry and concentration in human services, followed by a Master of Arts in Teaching Science from Binghamton University. She began her career in education in 1987 as a high school science teacher, later moving to West Middle School to teach physical science. An opportunity to bring her knowledge of science teaching to the elementary level occurred when she took a position as a challenge teacher and teacher resource for elementary science for seven years.
During her tenure she was recognized as New York State Teacher of the Year by the Association for Gifted and Talented, National Presidential Award Winner in Elementary Science, Math, and Science and Technology Teacher of the Year – Roberson Museum. After receiving the national Albert Einstein Distinguished Teaching Fellowship award, she served as a fellow at the National Science Foundation in Arlington, Virginia. Interested in continuing her education, she returned to New York State as a graduate student at Syracuse University in pursuit of a Certificate in Educational Leadership. As an Administrative Intern with Skaneateles School District, she was recognized for her work by receiving the Lansing G. Baker Award for Outstanding Educational Leadership Intern. She additionally earned a Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership from Syracuse University, where she studied the impact of parent education on families and children. Thompson is appreciative of the opportunity to lead the school district forward in hopes of making BCSD the district of choice and the benchmark for New York State.
Karry Mullins, Assistant Superintendent for Instruction and Budget
photo of Karry Mullins A native of Binghamton and a graduate of Binghamton North High School, Mrs. Karry Mullins has utilized her leadership skills in the classroom, as a building principal and as a district administrator to make a difference in the Binghamton schools.
Mrs. Mullins received a B.S Ed degree in Special Education/Psychology from the State University of New York at Geneseo, her M.A. from Binghamton University, and her Certificate of Advanced Study from SUNY-Cortland. 
From 1987-1998, she worked as a special education teacher in the Binghamton City School District.  From 1994-1996, she took a leave of absence from her position to oversee a NYSED grant to support students re-entering schools after a Traumatic Brain Injury in the Southern Tier.  In 1998, she was named Assistant Director of Special Services and, in 1999, she became a Director of Special Services.  In 2010, she assumed the role of principal of Calvin Coolidge Elementary and served until January 2013 when she was appointed Assistant Superintendent for Administration.

In her current position, as Assistant Superintendent for Instruction and Budget, Mrs. Mullins provides leadership for short and long-range planning for all curriculum and instruction and staff development initiatives.  She oversees and supports curriculum directors and department chairpersons with implementation of district and building-level plans/initiatives, including School Comprehensive Education Plans (SCEPs), Professional Development Plan (PDP) and Annual Professional Performance Review (APPR).  Mrs. Mullins develops and administers the districtwide annual budget and long-range financial planning.  She performs annual professional reviews for administrative personnel, and assists the superintendent as needed.

Michael Holly, Assistant Superintendent for Personnel and Administration
Born and raised in Binghamton, and a graduate of Binghamton High School, Mr. Michael Holly has served our District as a teaching assistant, teacher/coach, assistant principal and building principal since 1994. Mr. Holly received a B.A. degree in Political Science from Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, PA, and an M.S. in Secondary Education from SUNY-Cortland.
Mr. Holly began his career as a recreation attendant at the high school pool. After serving as a teaching assistant running the in-school suspension program at the high school, he taught high school Social Studies for seven years before becoming assistant principal at East Middle School and then principal of West Middle School.
In his current position as Assistant Superintendent for Personnel and Administration, Mr. Holly supervises all business functions of the district, including business management, transportation, buildings and grounds, and food service operations. Mr. Holly oversees district-wide capital improvements and coordinates district-wide emergency response, safety and risk management protocols. Additionally Mr. Holly performs annual professional performance reviews for administrative personnel, and assists the Superintendent as needed.
Binghamton High School       Kevin Richman762-8244 
East Middle SchoolTim Simonds762-8300
West Middle SchoolKristine Battaglino
Coolidge ElementaryMary Kay Ryan762-8290
Franklin ElementarySuzanne Thomas762-8340
Jefferson ElementarySarah Wiggins763-8430
MacArthur ElementaryMaria McIver762-8119
Mann ElementaryPeter Stewart762-8270
Roosevelt ElementaryDavid Chilson762-8280
Wilson ElementaryDaniel Miller


Attendance & Pupil Services

Deb Card762-8114
Curriculum (Humanities) Jennifer Dove762-8100 x 309
Curriculum (STEM) Brenda Lidestri762-8100 x 308
Educational TechnologyErin Thompson-Miller 762-8100 x 328
Fine Arts & World Language
Margaret McGarry762-8245
Health, Phys. Education & AthleticsDavid Garbarino762-8148
PersonnelDavid Thon762-8100 x 412
Special ServicesAnnette Minarcin762-8136 x 201
Special ServicesVelvet Tanner762-8136 x 201
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